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Life Above Water - Japanese version


Life Above Water, written by TBTI founding member Svein Jentoft is now available in Japanese language. This translation, which was put together by 22 authors & 14 short communication contributors, is considered to be another major achievement of TBTI Japan, following the 2020 e-book “In the Era of Big Change”. 

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Facts & Figures

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State of the Art


Total annual catch

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Source: World Bank/FAO/WorldFish (2010)

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Upcoming Events

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4th World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress

A series of 5 regional congresses in 2022

Join us for 4WSFC – a transdisciplinary forum for anyone interested in small-scale fisheries. The congress will take place in Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America & the Caribbean, and Africa.

Check 4WSFC website for details.

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Think SOLUTIONS. Think SMALL-SCALE

We are collecting contributions that depict ways in which SSF provide solutions for small- and large-scale environmental and socioeconomic issues. We also welcome successful case studies and stories that demonstrate how SSF have overcome, or are in the process of overcoming, specific issues and challenges. 

 

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Rebuilding fisheries for whom: Reflections on Oceana Canada’s Science Symposium

Senior Research Fellow with TBTI Evan J. Andrews reflects on the recently held second Oceana Canada’s Science Symposium, which honed in on a vision that “[a]n Abundant Ocean is Possible. Rebuilding Fish Populations can be our Legacy. ...[read more]

Feeling Gratitude and Building New Images: Reflections from the 4WSFC Europe

Evan J. Andrews, Senior Research Fellow with TBTI reflects on the 4WSFC Europe during which attendees explored and play with the idea of ‘imagining the (un)imaginable’ to galvanize understanding and support for European small-scale fisheries. ...[read more]

My first COFI

COFI 35 meeting. Source: Adopted from FAO recordings
As a PhD student studying fisheries and blue economy, an early career scientist and beneficial of FAO World Fisheries University established by COFI in South Korea, Isaac Nyameke was interested in learning about COFI, what was being deliberated, and the decisions made. ...[read more]

Interactive Learning and Governance Transformation for Securing Blue Justice for Small-Scale Fisheries

This new paper discusses the concept of Blue Justice in the context of the UN Sustainable Goals (SDGs) and the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries (SSF Guidelines). ...[read more]